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Lake Cuyamaca Restaurant

€€ - €€€American
15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036-9530
+1 760-765-0700
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
“pie” (6 reviews)
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06:00 - 20:00All hours
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15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036-9530
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pot pie (apparently a specialty) and a Pepsi. It is clearly home made and tasted quite good. Nothing fancy about the place but that's a good thing in my opinion. Prices are marginally more than fast food yet cooked with care. Definitely recommend.

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

While the view of the small lake with wooden canoes and boats is quaint and enjoyable, I’d pass on eating here. The service was the worst I’ve seen in a long time, from when we arrived until we left. It took 15 minutes to get...More

Thank RNRVTravler
Reviewed 27 November 2017

As for the food and service,simply don,t. seated,waters came 15 minutes.coffee ice tea nigh on 30!maybe understaffed and busier than expected that day? (overheard other table of four with same complaint.) Food.Alas,club sandwich came out ,eventually, cold.But i decided it was pointless sending it back....More

Thank nufzed
Reviewed 26 November 2017

You will be delighted to have a meal here. The best is the chicken Pot Pie, and Mountain Berry pie,,,,oh so good! It is worth the trip up here just to enjoy the great food. They actually have live music that is fun to listen...More

Thank K9378HYjillk
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We always stop there for an early breakfast on the way to Borrego Springs from San Diego. It is a unique place in a very special location overseeing lake Cuyamaca. The food is excellent, I particularly enjoy the smoked bacon and the french toasts. Service...More

Thank ArnaudGagneux
Reviewed 9 October 2017

There were three of us for breakfast on Sunday, October 8. We had the regular Eggs Benedict, Carne Asada Benedict, and the Chicken Fried Steak. All three were scrumptious. However, all three dishes came out at room temperature. My guess is that the plates had...More

Thank kathleenhoverter
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Right at the boat docks and parking. Quaint with a pretty big menu. We ordered the cob salad - huge with good salad dressing. We also had the catfish with breaded french fries. Soft drinks, wine and beer. The sandwiches are big and the greens...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Had a very delicious lunch at this great little restaurant during our last visit to the Julian area. We were greeted and seated out on the deck as soon as we arrived. Our waitress provided excellent service and the food was top notch with ample...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The food is good, but a little on the high side $$. We've been there a few times. Last time we made a reservation, and asked for a certain table. When we got there the table was taken and we told them we had made...More

Thank carl j
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We visited it on 16th of the instant.Food we placed order was nice.One more thing was attracted me the lake behind the resturant .We sat in the balcony behind it while having our breakfast and enjoied the view of the lake.Many were fishing in the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15027 Highway 79, Julian, CA 92036-9530
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Julian
  • Phone Number: +1 760-765-0700
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